Panic when doing shutdown or reboot

Reindl Harald h.reindl at
Wed Mar 6 21:46:40 UTC 2013

Am 06.03.2013 22:21, schrieb Jonathan Ryshpan:
> On Wed, 2013-03-06 at 22:06 +0100, Reindl Harald wrote:
>> Am 06.03.2013 22:02, schrieb Jonathan Ryshpan:
>>> I have a similar problem (see the recent discussion on this list titled
>>> "System doesn't shut down properly under Fedora-18".  The disks aren't
>>> synced; 
>> i have seen this a few times on virtual machines with F17
>>> but there is no panic message in /var/log/messages
>> no wonder - nobody will write to /var/log/messages at the
>> very end of shutdown or at least write it back to disk
>> because the kernel panic will make this impossible
> This makes perfect sense, except how does Mr. Perkins see his panic
> message?  (See the first posting in this thread.)

a kernel panic at shutdown is a undefind behavior

only god knows if /var/logs/messages gets written or not
you will not have in 100 treis the same result, especially
aftr systemd tries to stop services parallel and the order
differs each time

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